Click Here to Enter for your chance to win a a trip to Big Sur, or one of the 120 $500 American Eagle Outfitters gift cards from the American Eagle AEO Shorts Instagram Contest #AEOSHORTSCONTEST.
Sweepstakes Rating: Okay (Official Rules)
Eligibility: US, DC, Canada (excluding Quebec), 16 and older
Entry Dates: February 27, 2016 and ends at 11:59 pm ET on March 25, 2016
Judging Criteria: Creativity 25%; Originality 25%; Visual appeal and emotional impact of the Photo 50%
The #AEOSHORTSCONTEST consists of a two phase, skill-based photo competition. “Phase One” of the Contest consists of: four (4) weekly entry periods, each having its own entry period, judging and weekly prize awarding and the determination of the judges of ten (10) “Finalists” from among all eligible entries received. “Phase Two” of the Contest consists of the posting of the ten (10) Finalists and public voting by the public to determine a Grand Prize winner.
Weekly Entry Periods:
- February 27 to March 4, 2016
- March 5 to March 11, 2016
- March 12 to March 18, 2016
- March 19 to March 25, 2016
Instagram Entry: Post a photo of yourself wearing a pair of shorts via your Instagram account with the hashtag #AEOSHORTSCONTEST. Note: You are not required to wear AEO branded shorts. @americaneagle Instagram account
Public Finalist Voting: Phase Two voting will begin at 9:00 am ET on 3/26/16 and end at 5:00 pm ET on 3/30/16. In Phase Two members of the public thirteen (13) years of age or older will be invited to visit the website at on.ae.com/aeoshortscontest and, based on the Judging Criteria, vote for the one (1) Finalist Photo they determine, based on the Judging Criteria, to be the best among the Finalist Photos posted on the Contest Site.
Entry Limit: one entry per person per day. One vote per person per day
One (1) Grand Prize: a trip for the eligible Grand Prize Winner and one travel companion to Big Sur, CA. The Grand Prize trip includes the following: round trip economy class airfare for two people from a major U.S. or Canadian gateway airport nearest the Grand Prize Winner’s hometown to a “Destination City” airport selected by Sponsor; two consecutive nights hotel accommodations (single standard one-bedroom suite, double occupancy; room and room tax only) at a hotel in the Big Sur area; R/T ground transfers between Destination City area airport and Hotel; and a check in the amount of $500 USD (approximately $693.90 CAD). ARV: $4,500.00 USD ($6,178.62 CAD)
One Hundred Twenty (120) Weekly Prizes (thirty per week): a $500 American Eagle Outfitters Gift Card